LibriVox recording of The Aeneid by Virgil. Translated by John William MacKail
Read in English by Bob Neufeld; TRUEBRIT; Mary J; Kelseigh; readerfromtexas; MorganScorpion; Peter Tucker; Lawrence; KHand; Mary Schneider
The Aeneid is the most famous Latin epic poem, written by Virgil in the 1st century BC. The story revolves around the legendary hero Aeneas, a Trojan prince who left behind the ruins of his city and led his fellow citizens to Italy, where he became the ancestor of the Romans. The first six of the poem’s twelve books tell the story of Aeneas’ wanderings from Troy to Italy, while the poem’s second half treats the Trojans’ victorious war upon the Latins. This is the recording of J.W.MacKail's prose translation. (Summary by Leni)
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